We are thrilled to be one of 50 local vendors selected to participate in this year's Luckygirl Holiday Pop Up Shop!
Drop by 300 Ross Ave. in the Exchange (attached to Hut K)between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 to pick up holidays gifts for all the lake-lovers in your life. We'll be selling our exclusive (and amazing) K.BARTESKI x LWF products, plus our limited-edition vintage Lake Winnipeg watershed prints, Love, Lake Winnipeg merch and beautiful "gifts of donation" created expecially for this sale! (We recommend you come early because we're probably going to run out...)
“In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” — Baba Dioum, Senegalese conservationist
Donate at the link below to send Manitoba students on their next water adventure.
The wonder of new discovery is a special thing.
We all remember the first time we had the chance to experience our natural ecosystems: The first time we went out in a boat on open water. The first time we saw a dragonfly up close. The first time we caught tadpoles in a bucket.
We all remember the first time we truly understood that we are all...
Our three-part Water Wednesdays series took place in October and featured local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.
We recorded each event and are excited to now present three highlight videos!
Special thanks to our Water Wednesdays sponsor, Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc., to our special guests – and of course, to everyone who joined us in Assiniboine Park for these lively conversations.
Oct. 5 – Frankly, Lake Winnipeg, no one gives a damn: Public perceptions and why they matter – with special guests:
(l - r) Mexico’s Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna, and LWF Programs Director Kirsten in Mexico; Photo: Commission for Environmental Cooperation
In 2014 LWF embarked on a new initiative that sought to add a crucial but marginalized voice to the Lake Winnipeg conversation. Through generous funding from the North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA), a grant program of the Commission for...
Gathering on the banks of the Assiniboine River with Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) staff, science advisors and partners on a sunny morning in September, Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox participated in a new citizen science project supported by Manitoba’s government.
LWF’s community-based monitoring (CBM) network is currently focused on monitoring phosphorus levels in water samples. Excess phosphorus is a primary cause of harmful algae blooms which have been increasing in size and frequency on Lake Winnipeg’s waters.
CBM provides valuable information that can be used to enrich long...
Join us in Assiniboine Park this October for a three-part series featuring local experts talking local water: from algae blooms to zebra mussels and everything in between.
We’ve invited journalists, researchers, policy-makers, advocates and on-the-ground practitioners – an eclectic group of people with a diversity of experiences and perspectives. Over the course of three uniquely different nights, we’ll be picking their brains about the challenges facing our shared waters and the opportunities for solutions.
Three Wednesdays. Three themes. Three lively conversations.
This summer was our busiest yet! We had a blast visiting lakeside communities, meeting supporters at outreach and fundraising events, and learning more about Manitoba's amazing ecosystems. Here are some of our favourite shots from the 2016 season.
A group of amateur cyclists will once again challenge themselves to complete an ambitious, three-day, 500 km self-supported road trip from Winnipeg. Man. to the IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) research facility in northwest Ontario.
Cycling for Solutions 2016 builds on the success of last year’s inaugural ride, in which three participants raised almost $4,000 for LWF and our ongoing work to restore and protect the health of Lake Winnipeg – the 10th largest freshwater lake in the world.
This year’s riders are once again paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for...
We love VB! Lake-lovers in this community are passionate about water - and it shows. Our 2016 Walk for Water broke records once again, attracting 148 participants and raising an astounding $19,319! We are so inspired by Victoria Beach and so grateful. Thank you to everyone who supported this year's event!